The Department of Physical Therapy at East Carolina University is seeking candidates for a full-time, 12-month tenure-track position at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level. The successful candidate will be expected to establish a productive and competitive research agenda and provide graduate level gross anatomy instruction to Doctor of Physical Therapy students. Additional teaching requirements may be expected in the candidate's area(s) of expertise and interest, commensurate with departmental needs.
Special Instructions To Application:
Please attach a Five-year research plan (two page limit) as additional document #1.
Must be licensed or eligible for licensure as a physical therapist in North Carolina Earned academic doctoral degree Effective written, oral, and interpersonal skills
Full time or Part time: Full Time
Position Location (city): Greenville
Position Number: 975071
Organizational Unit Overview:
The Department of Physical Therapy has strong administrative support, excellent teaching and clinical facilities, and attracts top quality students. Five well-equipped research labs are maintained by the department and existing PT faculty are in place to collaborate on projects including musculoskeletal modeling, postural control and sensorimotor processing, blood and muscle analysis, pediatric rehabilitation strategies, and more. More information regarding the Department research programs and facilities may be found at the following site: https://pt.ecu.edu/research/. The department's 15 full-time faculty members all contribute to the fully-accredited three year Doctor of Physical Therapy program with 30 students admitted annually. Department faculty may also mentor PhD students enrolled in the Movement Sciences and Disorders concentration of the College of Allied Health Sciences Rehabilitation Sciences PhD degree program. Opportunities for clinical practice are available through the Department faculty clinic and the pro bono interprofessional Student Run Clinic.
East Carolina University is located in Greenville, North Carolina. Greenville is the cultural, educational, medical, and economic center of Eastern North Carolina. The Greenville/Pitt County area has a population of approximately 175,000 and is one hour from the Research Triangle to the west and the Crystal Coast to the east. East Carolina University (28,000 students) is part of a vibrant health care community including ECU Health, a level 1 trauma center and 1400+ bed health system serving more than 1.4 million people in 29 eastern North Carolina counties. The ECU College of Allied Health Sciences has strong working relationships with the ECU College of Health and Human Performance, College of Engineering and Technology, Brody School of Medicine, School of Dental Medicine, and East Carolina Diabetes and Obesity Institute. ECU is home to both Army and Air Force ROTC programs and is in proximity to Army, Air Force, Coast Guard, Marine, and Navy bases. The Department of Physical Therapy is in close proximity to the College of Nursing, Laupus Health Sciences Library, Brody School of Medicine, School of Dental Medicine, and ECU Health Medical Center.
East Carolina University seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a diverse student body, faculty, staff, and administration. In order to promote the University's diversity goal, the College of Allied Health Sciences strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, and historically underrepresented groups.
To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access; prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society; develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change; discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond; transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and improves qualify of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics. We accomplish our mission through education, research, creative activities, and service while being good stewards of the resources entrusted to us. East Carolina University delivers on the promise of opportunity. We open doors. We improve lives. We transform the present, and we discover the future. In these ways and more, we serve our community, our state, our nation and our world as together we reach toward our greatest potential. Tomorrow starts here.